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accused of plotting a terror attack on u.s. soil. a live report coming up. >>> nasa struggling to find its footing after retiring the shuttle program. we'll take a look at a new study suggesting that underfunding could threaten america's future in space. >> all three engines up and burning. two, one, zero and lift-off, the finalist off of atlantis on the shoulders of the space shuttle. america will continue the dream. jon: that was the final space shuttle launch july 8th, 2011 signaling the end of an era for nasa. federal funding for the space agency has fallen flat. it has come under constant threats of more cuts in recent years. a new study suggests that underfunding and lack of focus could lead to nasa's demise. despite the mars rover curiosity and president's calls for manned missions to mars, nasa appears to be losing its edge in space exploration? we have tom jones, four times former shuttle as snow naught for nasa and planetary scientist. what do you think of nasa's problems? at this point there are no plans to return humans to space until 2020, is that right, tom? >> americans are
those feelings. the only path forward is a peaceful, democratic one. >> nasa -- last night in london, police found a rocket launcher ready for use by dissident republicans. loyalists have been on the streets protesting about the decision by belfast to stop flying the union flag every day. death threats have been issued because her party supported the flag decision. after meeting hillary clinton, she spoke about the fear of being attacked. >> i will not let the decisions -- >> despite appeals for calm, the violence continues. protesters claim the peace process has made it less perdition say the removal of the flag proves it. the trouble is happening right in the heart of the city. this area is full of bars. normally it is full of partygoers. not tonight. the police have called in extra resources and it looks like they will need them. >> now to a song or a frank sinatra famously made. the private companies offering to fly you to the moon. to get there, you had better be willing to fork out to 1.2 $5 billion. this is 40 years after apollo 17 went to the moon. our correspondent has all o
't. joining us now on the phone retired u.s. air force colonel, current nasa astronauts dr. coleman spent more than 4,000 hours in space aboard the space shuttle columbia on board the international space station, she's done it all. dr. coleman, katie, great to have you here. >> it's nice to be there. >> jamie: what is that anniversary, that date, today, mean to you? >> well, the fact that it's 40 years since apollo 17, in some ways, it seems like such a big number and yet, i think that what we've done in the meantime is just simply amazing and to think back this is the last time that we had people that walked on the moon, whatever we had one of these anniversaries, i call a friend of mine, andy tinken, wrote "a man on the moon", what were they thinking, what was it like for them. what kind of a mission. apparently apollo 17 broke all the records, it was the longest mission and they brought back the most lunar samples and longest time in lunar orbit and simply amazing mission and so, you know, in early december here in 2012 to celebrate 40 years, it makes me really proud of what i do today. >>
-- >> although our president did not encourage it. >> nasa has just released photos of earth that put the planet in a whole new light. the pictures are actually nine shots from a satellite that cut through clouds with the help of infrared technology. >> the nighttime pictures have a much higher resolution than previous such images. the quality is so good that the satellite can even pick up the light from ships as it does here on the river nile. the satellite images also show where on the planned it is still trul dark at night. >> they do not have snow in washington yet like we have here in berlin to get into the christmas selling. >> but as the holidays draw closer, u.s. president barack obama and his family have lit the national christmas tree outside the white house. >> it is an annual tradition dating back to 1923. this year's giant blue spruce is new and will remain planted outside the white house throughout the year. the tree is lit by 450 strands of alley delights and 120 star ornaments. >> that looks like a fun party. >> beautiful christmas in the white house for sure. that is all we have
singing until the lights are turned back on. correct the musicians of mali. nasa has released some images of the world from space, called the black marble. the cameras on board the satellite are so sensitive they can detect light from a single ship at sea. spectacular images there. our main story, the egyptian army has deployed tanks and armored vehicles outside the presidential palace, telling demonstrators they must leave the area within an hour. all questions now on whether there will be a compromise on the draft constitution with the referendum still planned for december 15, just over a week ago. overnight there have been bloody clashes between supporters of president mohamed morsi and opponents which of left five people dead and dozens injured. that's all for us for now. bye-bye for now. >> makes sense of international news at bbc.com/news. >> funding of this presentation was made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to understand the industry you op
in their infancy than previously believed. using mapping data nasa says the moon is badly pockmarked below the surface. nasa presented the findings at a san francisco meeting of the -- >> when you are hungry the smell of a fresh baked pizza can be intoxicating that's why pizza has made purr fume. the company boasts -- perfume. the company boasts -- a little touch behind the area and anchovies maybe, the company passed out 110 bottles of the concoction to fans on its canadian facebook page it is not the first to try a perfume, burger king made a grilled meat -- [ unintelligible ] >> i can see that backfiring. instead of attracting romantic interest, like a bear will come after you. >> yes. 5:28. >>> developing news in the east bay, turning to more serious note, deputies trying to solve the mystery of a body found along side 680 freeway. >>> watery mess in san francisco after care hits a fire hydrant. why the driver is >>> good morning. thank you for being with us. i'm kristen sze. >>> i'm eric thomas. we have raiders-broncos tonight. mike has the forecast. >>> looks like we are going to hav
probably saw a really cool image. a nighttime view of the earth from space. nasa was able to show us this image, thanks to a new satellite equipped with something called visible infrared imaging radiometer suite. but this image of the globe from space is not what you might think it is. we do not have a camera far enough away from earth to get an image of the whole thing. it's a composite knitted together from data taken by the satellite as it made several passes around the earth. lots of the cool pictures you see like of hurricanes from earth are actually composites. anything close enough to the earth to be held by its gravitational pull is also too close to get a whole earth picture. for perspective, this is what the earth looks like from the international space station. you can't really see the whole thing at once. only a couple dozen earthlings have ever been far enough from the earth to see the whole thing. like the crew of apollo 8, who took this picture commonly known as "earth rise" from the window of the craft as they orbited the moon in 1968. unfortunately, nearly half the e
shots. a nasa scientist recently told a reporter the mars rover has dug up something for the history bks. turns out nasa's history books have exceedingly dull. today, scientists released the results from a first test of the martian soil and no real surprises. the rover found water and some simple carbon moleculars but not the complex carbon that experts consider essential for life. and no sign of aliens. they are probably hiding. one of college football's most prestigious honor could say go to a freshman for the first time. could. the heisman finalists? we have them for you next. but your erectile dysfunction - that could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for ily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask if your heart is healthy enough for sexual activity. do not take cialis if you take nitrates for chest pa
. morning showers in st. louis, 62 degrees. rain in seattle, 52 degrees. >>> nasa's voyager one has made a another startling discovery, a magnetic highway at the edge of the solar system. the probe was launched 35 years ago and is about 11 billion miles from earth. scientists say the magnetic highway is the last layer between the solar system and interstellar space and could take two to three years to cross. on mars, curiosity may have found signs of life. scientists said on monday the rover found hints of carbon, an essential building block for life. the problem, though, scientists aren't sure where they carbon came from. they say it could have been from the red planet or could have come from comets or asteroids or could have been brought by the rover itself. >>> the twitterverse has a new member. the pope. starting next wednesday, pope benedict will send his first tweet. it is a verified account, i did check earlier. he'll tweet in eight different languages. the english version already has plrn 3 -- more than 325,000 followers. the vatican says the pope doesn't plan to follow anyone on
transactions. >>> and on a day we were given stunning views, from nasa, about the very same planet, we also learned as our very own anne thompson reports, the artic is continuing to break records, including greater melt of the ice sheet. it is unlikely, scientists say that conditions can be reversed any time soon. >>> still ahead for us with time running out on the way to a new deal. congress is running out of time, potentially a way to run the country off the fiscal cliff. >>> and later, how kate middleton got caught up in a royal hoax while hospitalized in london. open enrollment ends friday, december 7th. so give unitedhealthcare a call today. consider a medicare advantage plan. it can combine doctor and hospital coverage with prescription drug coverage for as low as a zero dollar monthly premium. you only have until december 7th to enroll. call unitedhealthcare today. since ameriprise financial was founded back in 1894, they've been committed to putting clients first. helping generations through tough times. good times. never taking a bailout. there when you need them. helping millions
space. nighttime view of the entire earth, released by nasa. but this is not the way the earth really looks. nasa had the composite images from satellites. they only show you what city lights, car lights, boat lights, auroras, things like that, even gas flames. they choose certain wavelengths and put this together. it's a beautiful view. it just came out. we thought we would bring it to you this morning. it's the way the earth should look. it's a cleaned-up version. we edit our pictures on facebook. >> not us. >> maybe. >> quick look at what the temperatures are doing today. these are some of the coldest temperatures we've seen so far this year. 21 degrees in new york. 21 in philly. look at the warmer air on the west coast. san francisco to l.a. sunshine from san francisco, sacramento, all the way to l.a. we'll give you the rest of the morning's weather in a moment. confessions of a serial killer. what he revealed about hiss deadly split personality. >>> and an abc news exclusive, the birth mother in that utah case speaks out. oh, it's great! now i can brew my coffee just the way i lo
for what was your final mission to the moon 40 years ago today. we'll talk with a former nasa astronaut. >> hippi 2, y hoppity. da-da-da. hippity hopping along. falcon 109. i couldn't have that, bob. it's just too beautiful. [ loud party sounds ] hi, i'm ensure clear... clear, huh? i'm not juice or fancy water. i've gotine grams of protein. that's three times more than me! [ female announcer ] ensure clear. nine grams protein. zero fat. in blueberry/pomegranate and peach. and i'm here to tell homeowners that are 62 and older about a great way to live a better retirement. it's called a reverse mortgage. [ male announcer ] call right now to receive your free dvd and booklet with no obligation. it answers questions like how a reverse mortgage works, how much you qualify for, the ways to receive your money, and more. plus, when you call now, you'll get this magnifier with l.e.d. light absolutely free. when you call the experts at one reverse mortgage today, you'll learn the benefits of a government-insured reverse mortgage. it will eliminate your monthly mortgage payments and give you tax-f
40 years since that historic scene. the final nasa mission sending a man to walk on the moon. last person to do that. he is the commander of a apollo 17 and the last ever made on the moon's surface leaving a special legacy for america's space program. joining us live. captain eugene cernan and last man to walk on the moon. i can't tell you how excited i was to talk to you today. thank you for joining us. >> you are welcome heather. you might have guessed i had no requests for auditions. >> heather: did you plan ahead what you were going sing and what you were going to do? >> no, we didn't. we plan ahead all we're going to from a scientific, but everything else you heard from most of these missions, your reaction to the environment and reaction to things. even things that were said when we left the moon, they come to you because of what you are confronted with. >> heather: explain to us. take us all back there that moment when you first stepped foot on the to the moon surface. what did you see and what did it feel like? >> well, heather, my first step was mine. no matter what a lot
've never seen it before. nasa just released what it's calling black marble images of the planet at night. you might be familiar with seeing the earth during the day, which is known as blue marble photos. engineers say getting a picture this clear at this time of the day is extremely rare because of cloud cover and seasonal changes. stunning. >> still looks blue to me. but that's great. very nice. >>> time to get a check of weather and traffic. you'll want to listen up because we are in for a cold change. >> tom here with your forecast. good morning. >> we are still in the earth's shadow, the dark side of the earth. we've had a clear sky overnight and a northwest wind. it's cold. most of the region is at our below freezing. in fact, the 20s in much of the area. in northern montgomery county, as we get to the noon hour, should be around 40 degrees there. for much of the reason later this afternoon, we should be reaching the mid 40s. lots of sun with high clouds coming in. some changes moving in for tomorrow and the weekend. we'll look at that. your seven-day outlook in ten mince. danella h
. kevin ford doesn't have to wait for nasa to release picture like that. he sees views from space every day. he is the commander of the international space station. just a warning before we start speaking, there's about an eight-second delay because we're transmitting a long way this morni morning. so is it morning or night up there, kevin? >> it's already afternoon on board the space station. and we've already done an almost what feels like to me a full day's work. i have a little bit more work after the interview right now. so right now we are in a night pass. we are in the northern hemisphere right now out over the pacific ocean. it's dark outside right now. we'll be in light in just a matter of about ten minutes. >> i was just going to ask you that. how can you tell the difference between night and day? because, you know, in my mind it's always dark up there. >> well, the -- space is dark but, of course, when we're on the sun side of the earth, we're in full lumination and have the reflection of the earth below us, beautiful blue earth and we're in daylight. only on the back side of
ending the war on drugs. sxwlirchlgts how nasa is protecting astronauts from radiation in space and how florians can actually cash in on invading pythons. we'll get right in. a job market being painted today. it's a picture that really is surprising a lot of folks. the labor department says that 146,000 jobs were added in november. that is almost double the 77,000 that economists were actually expecting. unemployment fell to 7.7%. that is the lowest level in nearly four years. christine romans is breaking it down. >> by now you've seen the headline, a stronger than expected jobs report for the month of november. let's look inside those numbers. you've got 40% of the unemployed have been out of work for six months or longer. that's called long-term unemployment. still something we got to work on. we need to get better next year. the underemployment rate 14.4%. those are the number of people who are out of work or are working part-time, but would like to be working full-time. people who are not fully, fully employed in the labor market. 14.4%. sometimes that's also called the real unemplo
television right now, running around the house, getting ready for work, come on over. take 30 seconds. nasa just released these stunning pictures of earth at night. check it out. we've zoomed in to the united states in this next piece of video. you see the u.s. lit up at night. isn't that incredible? the great thing about this is the pictures are cloud-free. head to nasa.gov and you can see a lot more of these pictures, share them with the kiddies. they will think this is super cool. >> that is neat. >>> another big win for zero dark 30 in the run-up for the oscars. the group also named kathryn bigelow best director and the film star, jessica chastain, best actress. the film about the hunt for osama bin laden also took the top prize from the new york film critic circle earlier this week. >>> and coming up, why your photo of today's breakfast may not reach as many people. oh, the humanity of it. i'm really upset about this. a social media cold war being waged between twitter and instagram. >>> folks, if you are leaving the house right now, you can watch us anytime. take us with you. we'll be
of the ooeearth at night. nasa unveiled these images today. the lights indicate the most populated parts of the world. they're just really beautiful. just like at that one, wolf. it's really beautiful. >> i love these nighttime pictures of earth. >> nasa provides some pretty cool stuff. >> a lot more lights on the east coast. >> densely populated and darker. making this up. >> thank you. meanwhile, authorities in nebraska didn't have much trouble tracking down an alleged bank robber and thanks to the suspect, prosecutors shouldn't have a hard time making their case. jeanne moos shows us why. >> note to accused bank robbers. doesn't help your case to post yourself on youtube waving around cash and holing a sign saying i robbed a bank. while the band green day blares appropriate lyrics. ♪ and you might want to reconsider titling your video chick bank robber. 19-year-old hannah sabata was arrested one day after. corner stone bank in nebraska was robbed. according to sheriff dale radcliffe, who had to keep a grip on her as she jerk ed away -- the suspect seems to like writing notes. like t
. scientists want to analyze how the human body reacts to long-term exposure in orbit. this is part of nasa's larger plan to one day send man to mars but the journey, get this, takes eight months one way. so they must understand how the body reacts to those conditions. researchers already know it can affect eyesight. >> we discovered that some crewmembers are having some pressure in their intracain ya'll pressure, pressure in the vain system in their brains and spinal cord especially. that was causing in some crewmembers a vision impact. >> reporter: training for this mission starts early next year with the official launch date in the spring of 2015. jenna. jenna: pretty remarkable. when you think about the story, you wonder why can't we do the fiscal cliff thing? >> reporter: right. jenna: if we can put somebody in space for a year. >> reporter: we need to ask our lawmakers, right. jenna: casey, incredible story. gregg: you can put the man on the moon but you can't --. all right. researchers may have found what could be the earliest known dinosaur to walk the earth. the mysterious fossil f
. it looks even better in hd. they didn't have that 40 years ago, did they. captain gene cernan former nasa astronaut with us now. n her, il by the way is hosting this. traveled all over the country to conduct these interviews. it's great to have you. gene, i just want you to tell our audience, if you can, what you want them to understand about what was done then, four decades ago. >> all right. you know, this -- today, as a matter of fact, bill, is the launch date 40 years ago, and in a week it will be 40 years since those final steps, and what i really want to have happen, we've got almost two full generation, a half of seven tour reef young men and young women in a country today who neither weren't born when neil walked on the moon or diapers or knee pants when i made the last steps. i want to remind them what happened in this country from alan shepard's first steps into space when actually i look them as the first steps on the moon when we didn't even know we were going, and what it took this country, the dead today indication, the commitment of hundreds of thousands of people in this c
apple. the remote, moat the most simpl remote like a nasa computer i don't know how to use, but the apple tv, easy to use. >> like $100. >> amazing. netflix and -- >> before we leave this, tell me how you think, what changes might be coming at cnn? in other words, what's the challenge for cnn? >> look, i don't know. cnn has a great brand, a great place and dedicated journalists, and like cbs, there's not a lot of places that have journalists worki ining in the field and cb one, cbs is one and cnn is a place expanding with bureaus. that's important to us and in our dna. >> i worked for jeff zucker many years. he says in taking over cnn he wants to have more passion. do you think you can meet that bill? >> i think -- i certainly hope so. >> look, a lot of passion in people there and i think, you know, we've always done well when things are happening and it's in the slower times that we've run into problems, and i hope we figure it all out. >> a big story in new york with the photographer who didn't help a man who ultimately was killed in a subway. you've been in predicaments,
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